2015-2016 Work Calendar (PDF)
Fall 2015 Important Dates (PDF)
Spring 2016 Important Dates (PDF)
2015-16 Academic Calendar (PDF)
2016-17 Academic Calendar (PDF)
SPRING 2016: 18-Week Session
SPRING 2016: Weekend Classes 16-Weeks
SPRING 2016: 15-Week Intrasession
SPRING 2016: Second 9-Week Session
SPRING 2016: Weekend Classes Second 8-Weeks
SPRING 2016: Third 6-Week Session
Final Exams: Spring 2016 Semester
Spring 2016 Semester Ends
Commencement at 6 P.M.
Summer 2016 Session Starts
Memorial Day (Campus Closed)
Independence Day (Campus Closed)
Summer 2016 Session Ends
Free One-On-One Tutoring Appointments
6:00 am-11:30 pm
Please share with students that the Success Center offers FREE and personalized tutoring appointments in English and Mathematics. Students meet with a tutor at pre-arranged times which meet their personal schedule for 25 minutes of uninterrupted 1-on-1 help.
Students can call (562) 653-7891 or visit the Success Center Reception Desk to make an appointment today! Location:
Success Center in LC137 Contact:
Michelle Rodriguez, X 2407
Want Franco the Falcon at your next event??? Make sure you submit a mascot request form so we can schedule him to be at your event. He has been in demand and we want to make sure we can accommodate all requests! Go Falcons! Location:
Amna Jara, X 2474
Zumba and Dietitian Schedule in May
Learning Community Fall 2016 Sign-Ups Start Thursday, May 5th
6:00 am-11:30 pm
Have your students sign-up for Fall 2016 classes today. Contracts for the First Year Experience (FYE) and Learning Communities (LC) Fall 2016 programs are being accepted beginning today. All interested students are required to submit a signed contract and proof that course prerequisites have been met. Please direct interested students to the Learning Community office (in the Multi-Purpose Bldg., first floor, next to the Human Resource Dept.). The fall schedule of classes may be viewed at www.cerritos.edu/lcp
Office hours: Mondays and Thursdays 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and Fridays 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon Location:
For additional information please contact: 562-860-2451, Ext. 2782
EPP Office Contact:
Eileen Odrich, X 2782
2016-2017 Federal Work-Study applications will be available online only May 2-May 6, 2016.
Applications will be reviewed according to date and time order. Students must meet the following criteria to be considered eligible for the program:
*Completed a 2016-2017 FAFSA application and submitted all required Financial Aid documents by April 30,2016
*Be eligible for Financial Aid *Be determined to have unmet financial need *Be enrolled in at least 6 units
*Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards
Please visit the Federal Work-Study page for more information. http://cms.cerritos.edu/financial-aid/programs/federal-work-study.htm Location:
ONLINE ONLY Contact:
Lizette Gonzalez, Ext.2395
Fine Arts & Communications
We are happy to announce to the Cerritos College campus that Ethan Ortiz has been selected to serve as the new Editor in Chief for the fall 2016 semester. Ethan served as News Editor in spring 2016 of the Talon Marks Brand. Please extend your well wishes to him at firstname.lastname@example.org Location:
Talon Marks Contact:
Alicia Edquist, X 2617
May is Foster Care Awareness Month! Join us by attending the various education and exciting events listed on the attached flyer. Stop by the kick-off event on Tuesday, May 3, from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Administration Quad to pick up your ribbon of support and view the students’ artwork on display which will up all month. Location:
Administration Quad Contact:
Marisol Aguilar, 562-860-2451, Ext. 2403
Women's History Month Location: Board Room | 6 p.m. Contact: Ana Torres-Bower, X 2772
Long Beach Retired Teacher Association Scholarship
The Long Beach Retired Teacher Association is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship. Students must be pursuing a teaching career, be currently attending full-time, must have 3.0 GPA or above, planning to transfer Fall 2016 as a full-time student. Please apply in the Financial Aid office before the deadline date of 5/5/2016. Location:
Finanical Aid office Contact:
Veronica Castro, 562-860-2451, Ext. 3226
Women's History Month
Closing Event: Activism and Women Transforming Communities through Engagement Ceremony of Appreciation for participants in the Women's History Celebration. Location:
Board Room & Administration Quad | 11 a.m. Contact:
Ana Torres-Bower, X 2772
Theatre & Film
The Cerritos College Theatre & Film Department offers up this Off-Broadway charming family-friendly musical about "an average day in the life of Charlie Brown." Though considered a "good man" by his friends, Charlie Brown can't seem to win the heart of the Little Red-Haired Girl, nor his friend Lucy, her crush, the piano-playing Schroeder. Meanwhile Snoopy and Linus daydream and the rest of the friends battle with kites, school, baseball and misunderstandings before finally coming to realize what makes them truly happy. Tickets are on sale online and at the box office one hour prior to each performance. Tickets on sale online now! Follow link below. This is a family-friendly production.
Performances Dates & Times Location:
8:00 p.m. on April 29, 30, May 5-8
2:00 p.m. on May 8
Burnight Studio Theatre Contact:
Renee Bloch, X 2638
The Brochure is attached for the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) "Women Hold Up Half the Sky" Spring 2016 Conference. Registration is online and OPEN! Professional Growth funds are available for eligible staff - please contact the Human Resources Staff Development Office.
Students you are invited to attend: Please contact me if interested. Some funding is available to sponsor students on a "first come, first served" basis! We are looking forward to seeing you there for another exciting, educational and empowering event on Friday, May 6!
The ON-LINE Registration deadline is Friday, April 29. Please register as soon as possible! Professional Growth funds are available for classified staff only. There are some funds available for student attendees, please contact me for further details. Location:
City of Cerritos - Skyline Room (Public Library) Contact:
Miriam Tolson, Ext. 2217
Commencement Orientation Held Daily May 9-13
Please encourage students to attend a Commencement Orientation held twice daily from May 9-13, at either 9 a.m. or 3 p.m. in BK 111/112.
Important information will be shared that will make for a successful day for our graduates and their guests. Please see attached flyer for details and link to register for a session. Please contact Student Activities with questions. Location:
BK 111/112 Contact:
Amna Jara, X 2474
RSVP for the 11th Annual Transfer Celebration!!!
11:30 am-2:00 pm
Please spread the word to students! Are you transferring in the fall of 2016? If so attend our 11th Annual Transfer Celebration on May 13 from 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
RSVP online at www.cerritos.edu/transfer by May 9. Location:
Cerritos College Gymnasium Contact:
Evelyn Mattison, X 2126
Foster Youth in College: Who are they and how can I support their success?
11:00 am-12:30 pm
Faculty, Staff, and students: In honor of Foster Care Awareness Month in May, come learn about the foster care system and about our current and former foster youth at Cerritos College, how to support the Cerritos College foster youth in the classroom and beyond, how we can help increase the degree attainment rate for foster youth, and about the LINC program at Cerritos College that offers academic, personal, and career support for current and former foster youth ages 16-24. *Flex credit available for those who qualify. May 10, 11-12:30 p.m. Location:
SS-213 | 11 a.m. Contact:
Brenda Pulido, 562-860-2451, Ext. 2371
Faculty, Staff, and students: In honor of Foster Care Awareness Month in May, come learn about the foster care system and about our current and former foster youth at Cerritos College, how to support the Cerritos College foster youth in the classroom and beyond, how we can help increase the degree attainment rate for foster youth, and about the LINC program at Cerritos College that offers academic, personal, and career support for current and former foster youth ages 16-24. *Flex credit available for those who qualify. Location:
Social Sciences (SS) 213 Contact:
Marisol Aguilar, X 2403
April opens with a fabulous Student Showcase Concert on Apr 1 and is soon followed up by the Band Exchange on Apr 12. The month closes out with the 10th annual Spring Sing Concert on Apr 24 at California Heights United Methodist Church.
May offers up a Pop/Rock and Jazz concert on May 11 and a Band, Orchestra & Choir Spring Concert on May 13.
For piano fans, there is a piano concert on Apr 22 and a piano ensemble concert on May 15. More details on the Piano concert link: http://cms.cerritos.edu/music/concerts/keyboardstudies.htm Location:
Micki England, X 2629
11:30 am-2:00 pm
Transfer Center Location: Sign up through the Transfer Center Contact: Transfer Center, 562-860-2451 ext. 2154
"Do You Hear What I Hear?" A Piano Concert and Lecture Series Cerritos College piano students will perform a variety of repertoire written for one piano/four hands and two pianos/four hands. Free concert. Location:
Burnight Building, Music Department, Rm. BC - 51 Contact:
Christine Lopez, X 2632
DSPS Commencement Info
Attention DSPS Grads!! Commencement 2016 Accommodations
GRADUATES: If you require disability accommodations contact Mary D'Ettorre of Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSP&S) at email@example.com by May 6, 2016.
Wheelchair/Power-Scooter GUESTS: In addition to general wheelchair seating in the grandstand, wheelchair/power-scooter users and two non-disabled guests may opt to be seated on the track the day of the event. Field level wheelchair/power-scooter seating is available the home side of the stadium only. Upon entering the home side gates, there will be signs and staff to assist guests with field level seating. Seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis.
For further information, please contact Mary D'Ettorre Disabled Student Program and Services (DSPS) via email at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Location:
Falcon Stadium | 6 p.m. Contact:
Mary D'Ettorre, X 2352
Attention Campus Employers - We Have Work Ready Staff waiting for you! The CalWORKs Work-Study Program has responsible and motivated students to fill your staffing needs. The CalWORKs Program pays 75% of the students' hourly wages and your department pays 25% plus the cost of fingerprinting. For more information and to begin the hiring process, complete the CalWORKs online employee request form. If you have any questions, contact or email Zoey Leon at email@example.com, Ext. 2368 Location:
On Campus Contact:
Zoey Leon, (562) 860-2451, Ext.2368
Please join us to learn about our extensive offerings to parents, foster children, and the community at the Foster and Kinship Care Education and Leaders Involved in Creating Change Open House on Thursday, May 26, from 6-8 p.m. Location:
Community Education (CE) 3 Contact:
Marisol Aguilar, X 2403